MGH Global Disaster Response and Global Nursing Program join together to support clinical responses in Matamoros, Mexico and Pine Ridge, South Dakota

2021-07-07T13:20:31-04:00

The Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Center for Global Health (CGH) Office of Global Disaster Response and Humanitarian Action (GDR) has teamed up with the MGH Global Nursing program to provide clinical care responses in Matamoros, Mexico and Pine Ridge, South Dakota. Flags hang in the Matamoros camp representing the home countries of camp residents. Matamoros, a border city and receiving site for individuals seeking asylum in the United States who have been sent back to Mexico to await their immigration hearing is one of the largest migrant camps that has formed along the US/Mexico border. An estimated 700 [...]

MGH Global Disaster Response and Global Nursing Program join together to support clinical responses in Matamoros, Mexico and Pine Ridge, South Dakota2021-07-07T13:20:31-04:00

Nurses Deployed to Navajo Nation

2021-07-07T13:21:11-04:00

THIS SUMMER, the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Center for Global Health (CGH) Office of Global Disaster Response and Humanitarian Action (GDRHA), in response to a request for support from longtime GDRHA partner Project Hope, deployed four experienced nursing staff to the Navajo Nation to assist with the care of patients admitted to Indian Health Service facilities amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Team Lead and Director of Global Disaster Response and Humanitarian Action Lindsey Martin, NP (Surgical Intensive Care Unit), Director of Global Nursing Mary Sebert, RN, MPH (CGH),  Jennifer Samiotes, RN (Pediatric Intensive Care Unit), and Skeeter Welder, RN (Medical Intensive [...]

Nurses Deployed to Navajo Nation2021-07-07T13:21:11-04:00

Mass General Deploys Team to Support COVID-19 Response in Navajo Nation

2021-07-07T13:21:54-04:00

The Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Center for Global Health (CGH) Office of Global Disaster Response and Humanitarian Action (GDR) has deployed a team this week to provide a professional response in support of one of the many communities of the Navajo Nation affected by COVID-19. The Navajo Nation has the highest COVID-19 infection rate per capita than any individual US state. The Indian Health Service (IHS), which provides direct medical and public health services to members of federally-recognized Native American Tribes, has requested volunteer clinical staff to support the care of patients admitted to their facilities amidst the COVID pandemic, [...]

Mass General Deploys Team to Support COVID-19 Response in Navajo Nation2021-07-07T13:21:54-04:00

Global Nursing Fellow Works with Ugandan Counterparts on Neonatal Intensive Care

2020-02-28T09:18:26-05:00

As a recipient of an MGH Global Nursing Fellowship through the Center for Global Health, Duran recently spent 18 days teaching and training with nurses, students, midwives and residents in the Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital (MRRH) NICU in Uganda. “This was a dynamic group of learners eager for professional development, so the energy was powerful,” she said. Jennifer Duran, RN, in the MGH NICU. Each morning Duran would teach a classroom course on topics she and the students thought would be helpful. They would then join medical rounds in the NICU for a more hands-on experience. “This quickly [...]

Global Nursing Fellow Works with Ugandan Counterparts on Neonatal Intensive Care2020-02-28T09:18:26-05:00
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